Health Promotion Management (BS)

Health Sciences and Professional Programs
Health and Physical Education
HEGIS Number: 0837

The Online Bulletin is for information purposes only. Current students must complete the requirements as outlined in the York Bulletin as applicable.
Course Descriptions
Course descriptions can be found in the online PDF version of the Bulletin

The Health Promotion Management program is designed to prepare the student to be a specialist skilled in planning and implementing programs that enhance health awareness. This multidisciplinary program facilitates the involvement of individuals, communities, and community-based organizations to promote well-being, improved health status and positive health behaviors.

The Health Promotion Management program's goal -to prepare health education specialists- is implemented through the program's curriculum and internship experiences which evidence the standards of the American Association of Health Education (AAHE) and National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC). These standards and competencies address content, assessment needs, planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs, educational strategies, being a resource person, and communication andadvocacy. Students graduating in thismajor are also prepared to take courses in Economics and Management, which prepares them to work in corporations and fitness centers.


Health Promotion Management BS


Major Discipline Requirements

Required Major Discipline Courses36 
HE201Foundations of Health and Wellness 
HE211Stress and Health 
HE219Health Services 
HE223Health Behavior 
HE224Laboratory in Health Behavior 
HE314Nutrition and Health 
HE321Health Counseling 
HE331Program Planning 
HE342Drug Use and Abuse 
PE358Physiology of Exercise 
HE363Measurement and Evaluation in Health and Physical Education 
HE452Cardiovascular Fitness 
HE481Organization and Administration of Health Education 
HE488Health Promotion in the Workplace 

Business Required Courses

BUS301Management Theory and Practice 
MKT341Introduction to Marketing 

Field Work

HE471Field Work in Health Education 
HE472Field Work in Health Education 
HE473Field Work in Health Education 
HE474Field Work in Health Education 

* Please be aware that some courses may have additional prerequisites.

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